Nigel Hayes holding a book in the library.

Seeking Book Recommendations?

Being at home can feel like a drag while social distancing, but it doesn’t have to with a good book (or a few)! Here are some reads, sorted alphabetically by genre, from UW–Madison alumni that you’ll be sure to love. Grab a blanket, curl up in a comfy spot, and get reading!

Children’s

Fiction

Film/TV

  • America to Me starring Jessica Stovall ’07 and executive-produced by Justine Nagan ’00
  • Chasing the Moon directed by Robert Stone ’80
  • Saint Judy directed by Sean Hanish ’90 and executive-produced by Kelly Kahl ’89 and George ’80 and Pamela Hamel
  • The Perfection produced by Stacey Reiss ’92

Memoir

Nonfiction

Poetry

Self-Help

Want more? Visit goodreads.com/wisalumni to see more books by UW–Madison alumni and faculty.

Are you an author and a UW–Madison graduate? Submit your book(s) here to be listed on the Wisconsin Alumni Goodreads web page and put into consideration for On Wisconsin magazine.